Tag: ACC football

Ben Swain

Hoping to cut his journalistic teeth on the Iraq war, Swain was instead mistakenly assigned the North Carolina sports beat as an intern out of college. He threw himself into the work with the same fervor he anticipated taking to the front lines and has become one of the most respected voices in modern sports media. He’s also a Duke fan from Durham County who went State. And Guilford.

Who to cheer against: Week 9

Duke With last night’s game between UNC and Pitt being a “six of one, half-dozen the other” situation in the Coastal, there wasn’t anything to be gained or lost with a result either way. The same holds true for almost every game this weekend in regards to the Coastal race (just beat Miami and it’s… Read more »


#DukeUNC4Gameday: What to Root For


Still holding out hope for #DukeUNC4Gameday in Chapel Hill on Saturday November 7th? While it appears to be a pipe dream after Duke/UNC was given a 12/12:30 start time, here are some things you should be rooting for this week to give it a shot: Hope the game starts at 12:30 on ESPN. Not that… Read more »


Hypoth8ical Situation: The Gio Bernard Punt Return

Three years ago today, UNC legend Gio Bernard’s game-winning punt return against NC State shook the entire state. But what if it never happened? What if NC State had punted the ball out of bounds and won in overtime? [wpvideo 7P78NKT4]

How To Act At Work

How to Act at work: October 26th

The best part of being a sports fan in North Carolina is that you probably work with an office full of fans with conflicting allegiances. Every week, we take a look at how you should act around your co-workers based on how your team did over the weekend, using the magic of stock business images…. Read more »